Passenger numbers up again at San Javier airport in its penultimate full month of flights
91 per cent of November passengers were on flights to and from the UK and Ireland During the first month of the last winter flight roster to come into operation at the airport of Murcia San-Javier, and the penultimate complete month of civilian flights at the facility before it closes down to make way for the new Region of Murcia International Airport in Corvera on 15th January, figures published this week by management company Aena show that..

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Fog diverts flights away from Murcia-San Javier airport
A flight heading back to Belgium was delayed, while one to Gatwick was cancelled In most of the Region of Murcia Wednesday dawned clear and sunny, but thick fog along the shore of the Mar Menor led to the diversion of two flights which were heading for Murcia-San Javier airport and forced the pilots to land at Alicante-Elche. The flights affected were on their way from Antwerp in Belgium and London Gatwick, and of course the change in..

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Aerial bomb deactivated off the coast of La Manga
The device was discovered by an amateur diver close to Punta del Cocedor Spanish navy divers were called out on Friday to La Manga del Mar Menor to deactivate an old air-to-land bomb which had been discovered near Punta del Cocedor, in the municipality of San Javier, by an amateur dive enthusiast. The device was located 1.5 kilometres from the coast at a depth of just 8 metres, and after carrying out a controlled explosion under the..

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1.1 million euros on improvements on the road from San Javier to the motorways and Sucina
The RM-301 in San Javier is to become a dual carriageway The regional government of Murcia has put out to tender the contract to make improvements on the RM-301, the old road between leading out of San Javier towards Sucina, at the coastal end of the route in the outskirts of San Javier. Among the work specified are the creation of a new roundabout, the construction of a pedestrian footpath alongside the road in the built-up area of the..

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San Javier Time Bank scheme resumes with 47 courses on offer
This fantastic initiative in San Javier offers a range of activities in return for your time The municipality of San Javier has announced the program of activities for the 2018/19 year of the Time Bank scheme, with a total of 47 different courses ranging from languages, dance, physical exercise, silver embossing, pilates, yoga, Tibetan yoga, Tai-chi, handicrafts and photography, through to an Italian theatre group, pool and billiards and lots..

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Discover the link between Corvera airport and a gastronomic speciality of San Javier!
The rival airports are connected through one of the most illustrious families in the modern history of Murcia The 10th January 2018 marks the 95th anniversary of one of the major achievements of Juan de la Cierva y Codorniú, a Murcia-born aviator of such renown that it has been proposed that the new airport in Corvera be named after him. Born in 1895 to a wealthy family, (his grandfather Ricardo Codorniú was responsible for the re-forestation..

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